Library Software Engineer - Ruby


The Team:

The APM Team at Datadog provides mission-critical application health and performance monitoring for customers of all sizes and industries. We’re taking a new approach to APM with distributed tracing and seamless integration with Datadog’s Infrastructure and Logs products.

 

The Opportunity:

We are looking for an expert Ruby engineer experienced with Ruby language internals who can help push our tracing tools to the next level. Come and join us to build amazing open-source software!

 

You Will:
  • Write code that instruments thousands of Ruby applications around the world. 
  • You’ll help drive our open-source Ruby projects and engage with the community to find and address the most important challenges.
  • Join a great team building software the right way 

 

You Are:
  • You’re a master Ruby programmer. You think in blocks, faced the GIL limitations many times and you know there is more to Ruby than Rails. You’ve written piles of clean, correct, well-tested, performant, idiomatic Ruby code.
  • You are a great community ambassador and can drive hard technical conversations towards a good solution.
  • You have solid experience with widely used frameworks and libraries like Rails, Sinatra, Grape, Sidekiq, or ActiveRecord.
  • You want to work in a fast, high-growth startup environment.
  • You have a BS/MS/Ph.D. in a STEM field or equivalent experience.

 

Bonus Points:
  • You have experience with JRuby and how it works in the JVM.
  • You’ve played with eventmachine.
  • You have significant experience with Python, Go, Java, JavaScript, or Ruby.
  • You have experience with code telemetry and introspection.
 
Equal Opportunity at Datadog:

Datadog is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to offer equal employment opportunities to everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, and more. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

 

Your Privacy:

Any information you submit to Datadog as part of your application will be processed in accordance with Datadog’s Applicant and Candidate Privacy Notice.